(David Zalubowski/AP)
(David Zalubowski/AP)

The economy isn’t going back to February 2020. Fundamental shifts have occurred.

A new era has arrived of greater worker power, higher housing costs and very different ways of doing business.

Stocks slide as Dow records worst week since October, investors concerned about future interest rate hikes

The blue-chip index tumbles more than 400 points after the Fed signals plans to back away from record-low interest rates sooner than projected.

Pornhub profits from rape, child pornography and sex trafficking, dozens of women allege in lawsuit

“The case is not about consensual porn or negligence,” said Michael Bowe, an attorney for the 34 women. “It’s about a porn company’s intentional election to include in their business model rape and other nonconsensual content.”

Just because the world is opening back up doesn’t mean your wallet should

Now that things are getting back to normal, the pressure is back on spending money on clothes, eating out and social experiences. For those who have the financial ability to splurge, here are five reasons to avoid returning to your pre-pandemic spending sprees.

Top workplaces 2021

Meet the 200 companies in the D.C. area that received the highest ratings from their employees in 2021.

For these companies, a year of hardship spurs new beginnings

After a year of upheaval, GlobalGiving, Carfax, Deltek and other Top Workplaces firms grapple with a new normal.

Lessons from an unsettling year help forge future path for four CEOs

The pandemic and social justice movement have spurred Top Workplaces chiefs to set new priorities.

How to have courageous conversations at work

Social and productive interactions are possible on touchy topics.

A creative solution at D.C. law firm ensures that the mail does go through

Employee at a Top Workplaces firm adapted his home into a remote mailroom

The post-covid luxury spending boom has begun. It’s already reshaping the economy.

Retailers, entertainment venues and more are eager for the rich to spend $2.5 trillion in savings. Brands are trying to move upmarket to capitalize on this high-end spending surge.

Some states are cutting off emergency food-assistance programs and making it harder to qualify

States are allowing Covid-19 emergency orders to expire and finding other ways to cut off food assistance programs for low-income Americans

Millions of workers are quitting their jobs during the pandemic. Meet six who made a big change.

During the pandemic, people have been changing career paths, launching their own businesses, quitting without set plans or leaving the workforce altogether.

FAA taps data firm Palantir to help uncover safety issues

The FAA signed a $5.8 million deal for its first year of access to the firm’s data integration platform, according to federal filings.

Bitcoin miners exit China, beat a path to the U.S. as crypto climate shifts

Beijing appears uneasy not only about the industry’s carbon footprint, but also the intrinsically uncontrollable nature of cryptocurrency.
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